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A Hindu ascetic or holy man: standing, with his right arm raised above his head. Drawing, ca. 1880 (?).

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[1880?]

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Free to use with attribution CC BYCredit: Wellcome Collection
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The man's body is covered in ash and his forehead decorated with a red dot and three horizontal yellow lines; he is clean shaven and has long hair combed back and worn loose; he wears a saffron robe fastened around his chest and beads around his neck; he carries a staff and a pot

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[1880?]

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1 drawing : pencil (?), with watercolour and gouache ; image and border 12.7 x 9.2 cm

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A Hindu ascetic or holy man: standing, with his right arm raised above his head. Drawing, ca. 1880 (?). Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY


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